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Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 5:00pm EDT
we've learned before in powerful movements of the people, combining it with the technology that we have today and being really on the ground and working with young people. so we're in the state of florida right now working with college age students and youth teaching them about organizing, teaching them about successful movements of the past and then giving them some on the ground training because we've got some real issues that we've got to confront today. >> this summer, the trayvon martin martin case, the george zimmerman why verdict, that was a big moment for the organization. >> it was. a big moment for the country. what it showed is we do live in the day where the death of a young child whether he be black, white, brown, can be condoned, covered up. what we see is that our laws don't really protect anybody anymore, i think the death of trayvon martin was an alarm clock for a lot of young people because he was just like us. he dressed like us, he talked is like us, he went to the store and bought the same things we would. so it was an opportunity for us to engage in a real dis
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